Sort and Classify

Description and Goals:


  • Sort and classify objects by position, shape, size, color, number of corners, etc.
  • Compare sets of objects and use the terms equal, more than, or less than correctly

Sort and Classify Tub Contents

Sorting Mats PDF


More Ideas to Add to the Sort and Classify Tub:

Students sorting toothpicks

Sort colored toothpicks, various sizes and types of beads, mini shape erasers, plastic food from the housekeeping corner, lids/ caps, keys, etc.
Sort objects according to whether or not they attract to a magnet
Sort objects by whether they float or sink in water
Sort real life items into big, medium, and small boxes
Sort items by texture
Sort plastic animals by color, number of legs, wings/no wings, size, etc.


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Last Modified:10/15/14

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